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MACY's CEO CHANGE: Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren, who spearheaded a landmark acquisition that created a powerhouse national department store chain, will step down early next year, the company announced Thursday as it struggles to reinvent itself amid online competition and changing consumer ...

Axiall sold to Westlake in acquisition

NATRIUM - Just three years after Axiall Corp. placed its logo on the former PPG chemical plant along state Route 2 in southern Marshall County, the facility again will change ownership as part of Westlake Chemical Corp.'s $3.8 billion acquisition.Boards of directors for both Houston-based ...

A new day for Steubenville Integrative

STEUBENVILLE - The staff of Steubenville Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is taking a new approach to helping area residents deal with pain and improve their strength and mobility and have adopted a new name, Steubenville Integrative Medicine, to reflect that.Located at 2199 Sunset Blvd., ...

Ohio County moves ahead with Menards site

By IAN HICKSStaff writerWHEELING - The Ohio County Development Authority hopes to begin earthwork soon at the planned site of a new Menards store at the Highlands, according to county Administrator Greg Stewart.Stewart told development authority members Tuesday the West Virginia Department of ...

CashMax open in Steubenville’s West End

CashMax Title and Cash Loans, 4420 Sunset Blvd., held a ribbon cutting Friday with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. Manager Nicholas Tuttle said the business specializes in microloans and payday loans and cash titles loans. Cash advance loans range to $1,000 and auto title loans up to ...

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EQUITY ASSOCIATE: Dr. Alicia (Perri) Yokum has become an equity associate with the dental practice of Drs. Edward J. Roman and David N. Vaughan of Washington, Pa. She will be a co-owner in 2019.A 2003 graduate of Weir High School, Yokum attended West Virginia University for her undergraduate ...

Reinvent Wheeling has new director

WHEELING - The former Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp. got a new name after its April merger with Reinvent Wheeling - and now, it has a new executive director.Jake Dougherty, who most recently led Reinvent Wheeling, was named Monday as the new executive director of Wheeling Heritage. His ...

Center Port progress noted

HANNIBAL - Those driving along state Route 2 north of New Martinsville likely will notice portions of the former Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter across the Ohio River being demolished.Owner Eric J. Spirtas said the work is all part of preparing the site for new development.With the potential for ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County:Robert and Arlene Zahniser to Jerry and Kathy Gilday, lot 40, Dorian Heights (survivorship).Allen Richardson to Margaret Martelle, lot 31, Walkers First.Anna and John Gombar Jr. to Joseph Strohmyer and Justyne Obeldobel, lot ...

Wheeling Hospital heart procedure cuts incision, hospital stay in half

WHEELING - A new heart valve replacement procedure being performed at Wheeling Hospital reduced both the size of the incision and the required hospital stay by half.Dr. David Haybron, a cardiovascular surgeon and newest member of the hospital's staff, is performing a minimally invasive valve ...